By Dennis Hoffman
CliffsQuickReview direction courses hide the necessities of your hardest topics. Get an organization grip on center ideas and key fabric, and try your newfound wisdom with evaluate questions.
Whether you wish a direction complement, aid getting ready for an examination, or a concise reference for the topic, CliffsQuickReview felony Justice will help. This consultant covers the felony justice procedure within the usa, with insurance on police powers, electorate' rights, and legal legislations. very quickly, you can be tackling issues such as
- Rights cognizance and civil liberties
- Legal defenses and justifications for crimes
- Theories of punishment
- The explanations and prices of police corruption
- Sentencing statutes and guidelines
CliffsQuickReview felony Justice acts as a complement on your different studying fabrics. Use this reference in anyway that matches your own kind for examine and evaluation — you opt what works most sensible along with your wishes. you could turn throughout the booklet till you discover what you are looking for — it is geared up to progressively construct on key thoughts. you may as well get a suppose for the scope of the booklet by means of trying out the
- Contents pages that provide you with a chapter-by-chapter record of topics.
- Tabs on the best of every web page that let you know what subject is being covered.
- Keyword in boldface type.
- Heading and subheading constitution that breaks sections into sincerely identifiable bites of information.
- ''Great Debates'' sections inside every one chapter.
With titles to be had for all of the most well-liked highschool and school classes, CliffsQuickReview publications are finished assets which could assist you get the very best grades.
Read Online or Download Criminal Justice PDF
Best criminology books
The position of behavioral and social sciences within the court docket atmosphere has increased exponentially some time past few many years. it's now well known that scientists in those components offer serious contextual details for felony choice making, and that there's a trustworthy wisdom base for doing so.
This booklet examines the regulate of felony illness throughout the software of situational crime prevention rules. It spans topic areas--crime prevention and corrections--and may perhaps curiosity teachers in addition to practitioners in those fields. On one hand, the publication offers a brand new version of situational prevention that has purposes past associations to group settings.
Offering a transparent, finished overview of theoretical pondering on crime, this ebook encourages scholars to advance a deeper knowing of vintage and modern theories and gives an interdisciplinary method of criminology in the course of the contributions of sociology, psychology and biology. A key textual content for any undergraduate scholar following programmes in criminology and felony justice, Theories of Crime covers subject matters equivalent to: the historic context of crime organic causes for felony behaviour mental motives for felony behaviour sociological factors for the legal behaviour the legal behaviour of ladies the legal behaviour of ethnic minorities.
- Crime and Deviance
- Shooting dope: career patterns of hard-core heroin users
- Violent Crime: Assessing Race and Ethnic Differences
- European Developments in Corporate Criminal Liability
Additional resources for Criminal Justice
This group includes such crimes as murder, rape, robbery, and burglary. Crimes versus torts A crime, or public wrong, is to be distinguished from a tort, or private wrong. Actually, the same act may be both a crime and a tort. For example, O. J. Simpson’s alleged killings of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman included the torts of assault, battery, and wrongful death. Simpson’s alleged acts gave rise to both a criminal prosecution (seeking punishment) and a civil suit for damages. State and federal crimes A notable difference between state and federal crimes is that federal crimes usually include a jurisdictional element.
Michael Hallett and Dennis Palumbo, criminal justice scholars, discovered that many big and powerful interest groups get involved in legislative lobbying at the federal level. S. Chamber of Commerce have the most influence at this level. Some single-issue groups, such as the National Rifle Association (NRA), also exercise political clout on certain issues. At the state level, Hallett and Palumbo point out, criminal justice policy is made by small numbers of influential state legislators, administrators of criminal justice agencies, and representatives of criminal justice professionals.
Some single-issue groups, such as the National Rifle Association (NRA), also exercise political clout on certain issues. At the state level, Hallett and Palumbo point out, criminal justice policy is made by small numbers of influential state legislators, administrators of criminal justice agencies, and representatives of criminal justice professionals. Interest groups having the most influence are those representing police and prosecutors. S. S. Supreme Court, than they do over legislation. Representatives of disadvantaged groups influence court decisions by filing amicus curiae (friend of the court) briefs in cases.
Criminal Justice by Dennis Hoffman